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NORTH to ALASKA: One if by Land


PART ONE: One if by Land

Eventually we all have to confront our fears. My time came this summer. Ever since I was young I’ve had a reoccurring nightmare of being trapped at sea on a mid-size cruise ship in a cold climate. 987 more words

Travel Adventures

Wasilla Police Involved In Fatal Shooting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wasilla police say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a 23-year-old man dead.

Two officers responded to a home after a 911 hang-up call early Monday morning, but authorities are not saying how many officers actually fired weapons. 104 more words


Pioneer Falls, Alaska

Trying to find a somewhat comprehensive list of waterfalls in Alaska is not an easy endeavor. The sheer size and remoteness of much of the state leads me to believe there are far more waterfalls than listed. 516 more words


Own little bed

Under the sloping roof where you see the small window is the bed area. That is where my loft bedroom is. Was it ever nice to get to sleep in my own bed. 127 more words

Tales from Wasilla: Karen Olson and the Denouement

Eleven months ago, WC wrote about the indictments against Karen Olson arising out of the latest failed effort to have an Alaska dairy. WC discussed the inability of some folks to leave alone money that is “just sitting there.” 330 more words


Spicy Jambalaya Pasta

I realize that the term Jambalaya does not coincide with pasta whatsoever, but its the awesome flavor profile of Jambalaya added to a wonderful pasta. Now I had this pasta at a local place (in Wasilla, Alaska) many years ago and they shut down due to the owner passing away. 401 more words